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Alternative Fuels

By: S Lee

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #58312 | ISBN: 1560323612
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $171/€160 approx

About this book

This unique and comprehensive book presents information on the science and technology of alternative fuels: coal utilization, synthesis gas, coal liquid, slurry fuels, energy integration, oil shale, tar sands, geothermal energy, biomass conversion, and energy from solid wastes.


Contents

Global energy overview; coal, coal derivatives, and coal products; coal gasification; synthesis of syn gas, fules, and petrochemicals; coal liquefaction for alternative liquid fuels; integrated gasification combined cycle technology; coal slurry fuel; oil shale and shale oil; tar sands; utilization of geothermal energy; biomass conversion; alternative source of energy from solid wastes.

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